Manchester Sports Experience

A tour to Manchester

is well-known for its world-famous iconic football teams but Manchester has much more to offer in the sporting world. Manchester Giants Basketball, Manchester Thunder netball, Sale Sharks rugby union and Lancashire County Cricket Club, all based in the area in the top tier of their sport. Groups can receive top coaching by club staff and visit facilities and venues graced by top sports men and women in the sporting world including Old Trafford, National Basketball Performance Centre and Etihad stadium.

GB Sports Tours go above and beyond! We would not consider any other company after receiving such brilliant service

Cardinal Hume School


  • Exclusive use of executive coach throughout tour
  • Typically 3-5 day tour
  • 3* Hotel accommodation
  • B&B or Half Board meal plan
  • Sales Shark coaching session at Carrington
  • Manchester Thunder or Manchester Giants coaching session
  • Lancashire CCC nets session
  • Old Trafford stadium and museum tour
  • Manchester United skills or educational session
  • National Football Museum
  • Ten pin bowling
  • Combination of activities and tourist attractions
  • Free staff places
  • Full Liaison and 24hr emergency support
  • Final detailed tour information pack


Key Highlights:

  1. Old Trafford museum tour
  2. National Football Interactive Museum
  3. Combination of coaching from different sports clubs



Accommodation is based on 3* hotels in the Manchester area.


Manchester also suitable for:

Rugby – Hockey – Netball


Old Trafford
National Football Museum
Etihad Stadium
Chill Factore
Alton Towers

Example Itinerary

All our tours can be tailored to your specific requirements. Please find below an example itinerary:

Day 1

  • Depart school and transfer to Manchester.
  • Old Trafford stadium tour and museum.
  • Manchester United skills session
  • Visit to Trafford centre.

Day 2

  • Sale Sharks training session
  • Visit National Football Museum.
  • Ten pin bowling

Day 3

  • Full day at Alton Towers theme park

Day 4

  • Manchester Thunder or Giants training session
  • Visit the National cycling centre/velodrome
  • Tubing and climbing at Chill Factore Snow Park

Day 5

  • Manchester City Academy tour
  • Depart Manchester and return to school/club



For more information or to book your tour now, get in touch with us.

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